Jebel Ali Port (AEJEA)

Port Code AEJEA City Jebel Ali
Port Name JEBEL ALI Country/Region United Arab Emirates
Category Port City Route MIDDLE EAST
Nearby Main Port Inland Transport
Official Website Port Type Main Port

Introduction of Jebel Ali Port (AEJEA)


Jebel Ali Port (also known as Mina Jabal Ali) is the deepest seaport of Jebel Ali in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is also the largest man-made port in the world and the busiest port in the Middle East. The port was established in 1979. It was completed in 2010 to supplement the facilities in Port Rashid. The port is located 35 kilometers southwest of Dubai. Jebel Ali Village was built, covering an area of ​​134 square kilometers (52 square miles), with a population of 300 people, all port workers (from 120 countries). With 67 berths and an area of ​​1,346,800 square kilometers, more than 5,000 companies settled here. Port operators to Dubai World (DP World). Jebel Ali Port has become the most common port of berthing for the U.S. Navy. The depth and size of the port can satisfy the docking of Nimitz-class aircraft carriers and several battle group ships. Due to the high frequency of berthing at these terminals, semi-permanent free facilities (called "sandboxes" by service personnel) have been erected on adjacent berths.

The Port of Jebel Ali includes more than one million square meters of container yards, as well as medium and long-term general cargo storage space, including 7 Dutch barns with a total of nearly 190,000 square meters and 12 sheds covering 90.5 square meters. space. In addition, Jebel Ali Port also has 960,000 square meters of open storage space. The port of Jebel Ali is connected to Dubai's highway system and the cargo village of Dubai International Airport . It also has cargo handling facilities that can be transported by ship or plane within 4 hours. Jebel Ali Port is one of the flagship facilities of DP World and has been listed as the first container port (9th in the world). It handled 7.62 million TEUs in 2005, a 19% increase in throughput compared to 2004; in 2013 The port throughput is 1360 TEUs.

The expansion of Jebel Ali Port started in 2001, which is the port master plan. The project includes 15 stages, which will be completed within ten years. In the first phase in 2007, the storage and processing capacity of 2.2 million TEUs and the 1200-meter shoreline have been added. The entire project includes 2.4 kilometers of new berths, a storage yard behind the berths and supporting infrastructure, and a fully functional terminal building as necessary. The new terminal will be completed through reclamation on the basis of the existing port. It is expected to be completed in 2030, increasing the annual production capacity to 55 million TEUs, which will exceed the ports of Shanghai and Singapore by then.

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Summary of AEJEA

Port of Jebel Ali (Port Code:AEJEA), also known as Mina Jebel Ali, is the world's ninth busiest port, the largest man-made harbour, and the biggest and by far the busiest port in the Middle-East. It is a deep port located in Jebel Ali, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Jebel Ali Port Jebel Ali was constructed in the late 1970s to supplement the facilities at Port Rashid.
Port Jebel Ali encompass over one million square metres of container yard. It also contains space for medium- and long-term general cargo storage, including seven Dutch barns with a total of almost 19 thousand square metres and 12 covered sheds covering with 90.5 square metres. In addition, Port Jebel Ali also consist of 960 thousand square metres of open storage. Port Jebel Ali is linked to Dubai's expressway system and to the Dubai International Airport Cargo Village. The Cargo Village facilities capable of handling cargoes, making four-hour transit from ship to aircraft possible. Jebel Ali port is one of DP World's flagship facilities and have been ranked as 9th. Jebel Ali Port was ranked 7th in the world's largest ports in 2007.